An Outdoor Wedding on Ellis Island Leads to Dancing Under the Stars

People come from all over the world to experience the magic of the New York City skyline, and when your outdoor wedding is held on historic Ellis Island, the glittering skyline of the city is your wedding’s spectacular backdrop! With a view as magical as this one, your outdoor wedding celebration held on our grounds gets its own lightshow, courtesy of the city’s dazzling lights and on a clear night, you also get the romantic thrill of dancing under the stars during your luxury wedding celebration.

Here is a look at an outdoor Ellis Island design in daytime, with those trendy overhead lights adding a festive element to your wedding décor:

And here is a pretty look at how the most modern outdoor garden party décor trends for your post-ceremony cocktail party works with the city skyline behind it:

Outdoor weddings on Ellis Island, and also on Liberty Island, are in-demand now as more couples wish to incorporate a sense of place into their big day designs, and when New York City has a special place in your heart, or in your love story, there’s no better place for your beautiful wedding than here on our Island, with our spectacular setting dedicated just to your wedding or special celebration. Our island is yours and yours alone, and that dance under the stars awaits you. Contact us for more information about our lovely summertime outdoor weddings, and our indoor wedding dates available this fall.

Spotlight on Ellis Island Weddings: Cocktails and Lounge in the Registry Room

At Ellis Island Weddings and Events, we create spectacular settings all throughout our vast landmark venue. Here, you’ll see the trendy, clublike lounge seating that we can arrange in our historic Registry Room, and our team helps to master the design of your luxury wedding’s cocktail party stations to show off the delectable gourmet fare you’ll serve to your guests.

This is just one of the many ways that we style our various rooms and spaces to suit your wedding or special event vision — just tell us about the kind of experience you’d like your guests to enjoy (wandering and mingling, lounge gathering, table seating, etc.) and we’ll help create a design matched to your specifications for your guests’ ultimate enjoyment of your unforgettable special event.